Efficient. Powerful. Reliable.

Introducing Solstex. A facade system designed to harness the power of the sun, stand up to the harshest of climates, and bring unparalleled design flexibility to your building. Its lightweight, large-format design is easy to install, and works seamlessly with the entire family of Elemex® facade systems.

Features and Benefits


Leed Compliance

Leed Compliance

Use of the Solstex Facade System lessens a building’s dependence on energy generated by fossil fuels and can earn up to five LEED credits.
Reliable Return/High Return

Reliable Return/High Return

The Solstex Facade System generates energy savings that will have covered the cost of installation after 10-12 years.
Design Flexibility

Design Flexibility

Leveraging Elemex’s proprietary Unity® technology, Solstex can be seamlessly integrated with other Elemex® facade systems to provide flush planes and unparalleled design flexibility.
Eco-Efficient

Eco-Efficient

With the smallest carbon footprint and lowest water usage during manufacturing, Solstex panels are the photovoltaic (PV) industry’s most eco-efficient.
High-Efficiency

High-Efficiency

Solstex panels deliver significantly more energy than other PV panels, at up to 16.9 W/sq. ft.
Weather Resistant

Weather Resistant

Solstex panels have been independently tested and certified to provide reliable performance that exceeds IEC standards in high temperature, high humidity, and extreme weather, including rain and snow.
Large Format

Large Format

Solstex large format panels maximize facade coverage and energy production.
Lightweight

Lightweight

At a standard weight of less than 3.5 lbs per square foot, the Solstex Facade system is designed to make the installation as easy as possible.
Leed Compliance

Leed Compliance

Use of the Solstex Facade System lessens a building’s dependence on energy generated by fossil fuels and can earn up to five LEED credits.
Reliable Return/High Return

Reliable Return/High Return

The Solstex Facade System generates energy savings that will have covered the cost of installation after 10-12 years.
Design Flexibility

Design Flexibility

Leveraging Elemex’s proprietary Unity® technology, Solstex can be seamlessly integrated with other Elemex® facade systems to provide flush planes and unparalleled design flexibility.
Eco-Efficient

Eco-Efficient

With the smallest carbon footprint and lowest water usage during manufacturing, Solstex panels are the photovoltaic (PV) industry’s most eco-efficient.
High-Efficiency

High-Efficiency

Solstex panels deliver significantly more energy than other PV panels, at up to 16.9 W/sq. ft.
Weather Resistant

Weather Resistant

Solstex panels have been independently tested and certified to provide reliable performance that exceeds IEC standards in high temperature, high humidity, and extreme weather, including rain and snow.
Large Format

Large Format

Solstex large format panels maximize facade coverage and energy production.
Lightweight

Lightweight

At a standard weight of less than 3.5 lbs per square foot, the Solstex Facade system is designed to make the installation as easy as possible.

Want to know more about Solstex
features & benefits?

Product Description + Basic Use

A pressure-equalized Rear Ventilated Rainscreen system for exterior or interior wall panel used in new construction or renovation, commercial and other applications. Typical uses include: exterior wall panels. Non-load bearing use only.

Composition + Materials

Solstex Solar Panels consist of thin-film CdTe technology encapsulated between 2 sheets of heat-strengthened glass, adhered to our proprietary Unity® attachment technology.

Sizing + Details

Solstex 2000 - 48.5” x 79” (1232mm x 2009mm)
Solstex 1200 - 23.5” x 47.5” (600mm x 1200mm)

Watts/Panel

Solstex 2000 - 420-450 W
Solstex 1200 - 110-122.5 W

Standard Thickness 1/4" (6mm)

Finish

1/8” (2.8mm) heat-strengthened glass that presents as a gloss black.

Pre-Fabricated System

Elemex® delivers Solstex solar panels to building sites through our network of agents and installers. The solar panels arrive as a pre-fabricated facade system on our Unity® platform, enabling the installer to quickly and accurately add a beautiful solar facade to any structure.

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Installation
Installation guide and specifications are available. Solstex must be installed by an Elemex® qualified installer. Elemex® can provide training and certification to local installers. For additional details on installer training contact info@elemex.com.

Building Codes
Solstex – Solar Facade System meets or exceeds North American Building Codes.

Maintenance
Solstex – Solar Facade System has a surface that is easily cleaned with soap and water. As the panels are UV- resistant, they maintain their appearance over time.

Warranty
1-year manufacturer (10-year limited surface warranty)
25-year Linear Performance Warranty (<0.5% annual electrical degradation)

Unity® Attachment Technology
Unity® Attachment Technology: a proprietary integrated attachment technology developed and perfected by Elemex® to panelize, mount and seamlessly integrate a variety of surfaces such as: Solar, Natural Stone, Sintered Ceramic, ACM, Aluminum Plate, and other specialty veneers.


Product Technical Data

IEC 61730-1 – Photovoltaic Module Safety Qualification – Part 1: Requirements for Construction (Class II 2016 rating)

IEC 61215 – Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules – Design Qualification and Type Approval

IEC 61701 – Salt Mist Corrosion Testing of Photovoltaic Modules

IED 60068-2-68 – Environmental Testing – Dust and Sand Resistance

Long-Term Sequential Testing – Sequential Stress Testing with Thermal Cycling in Between

Thresher Test – Electrical Testing after Various Environmental Conditioning

PID Resistance – Potential-Induced Degradation Resistant

Fire Test Data

UL 1703 – Standard for Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels (1000V listing)

  • Finish Specifications
    Product Description + Basic Use

    A pressure-equalized Rear Ventilated Rainscreen system for exterior or interior wall panel used in new construction or renovation, commercial and other applications. Typical uses include: exterior wall panels. Non-load bearing use only.

    Composition + Materials

    Solstex Solar Panels consist of thin-film CdTe technology encapsulated between 2 sheets of heat-strengthened glass, adhered to our proprietary Unity® attachment technology.

    Sizing + Details

    Solstex 2000 - 48.5” x 79” (1232mm x 2009mm)
    Solstex 1200 - 23.5” x 47.5” (600mm x 1200mm)

    Watts/Panel

    Solstex 2000 - 420-450 W
    Solstex 1200 - 110-122.5 W

    Standard Thickness 1/4" (6mm)

    Finish

    1/8” (2.8mm) heat-strengthened glass that presents as a gloss black.

    Pre-Fabricated System

    Elemex® delivers Solstex solar panels to building sites through our network of agents and installers. The solar panels arrive as a pre-fabricated facade system on our Unity® platform, enabling the installer to quickly and accurately add a beautiful solar facade to any structure.

  • Technical Specifications

    Download Resources


    Installation
    Installation guide and specifications are available. Solstex must be installed by an Elemex® qualified installer. Elemex® can provide training and certification to local installers. For additional details on installer training contact info@elemex.com.

    Building Codes
    Solstex – Solar Facade System meets or exceeds North American Building Codes.

    Maintenance
    Solstex – Solar Facade System has a surface that is easily cleaned with soap and water. As the panels are UV- resistant, they maintain their appearance over time.

    Warranty
    1-year manufacturer (10-year limited surface warranty)
    25-year Linear Performance Warranty (<0.5% annual electrical degradation)

    Unity® Attachment Technology
    Unity® Attachment Technology: a proprietary integrated attachment technology developed and perfected by Elemex® to panelize, mount and seamlessly integrate a variety of surfaces such as: Solar, Natural Stone, Sintered Ceramic, ACM, Aluminum Plate, and other specialty veneers.


    Product Technical Data

    IEC 61730-1 – Photovoltaic Module Safety Qualification – Part 1: Requirements for Construction (Class II 2016 rating)

    IEC 61215 – Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules – Design Qualification and Type Approval

    IEC 61701 – Salt Mist Corrosion Testing of Photovoltaic Modules

    IED 60068-2-68 – Environmental Testing – Dust and Sand Resistance

    Long-Term Sequential Testing – Sequential Stress Testing with Thermal Cycling in Between

    Thresher Test – Electrical Testing after Various Environmental Conditioning

    PID Resistance – Potential-Induced Degradation Resistant

    Fire Test Data

    UL 1703 – Standard for Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels (1000V listing)